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Lawmakers Plan Special Session To Finish Business

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has called a special session to start next Wednesday for lawmakers to finish work on a two-year state operating budget.

Inslee issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying that he will invite budget negotiators to meet in his office Monday morning to give them a head start before the rest of the lawmakers return

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Congressman Says Growers Face Tough Decisions This Year

Fourth District Congressman Dan Newhouse is also a grower in Sunnyside and he and his neighbors are looking for water in the current drought. And Newhouse says he's not only worried about this year but 2016 as well

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Teen Makes Bomb Vest, Asks Girl to Prom, Gets Suspended

LA CENTER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington teen who strapped fake explosives to his body in a stunt to ask a date to prom has been suspended from school.
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Davis High School Construction Project Close To End

A Topping Off ceremony will be held at Yakima's Davis High School Today signaling an end to phased construction project that be completed in August. The Yakima School District Construction Principal Jim Wright says the last steel beam will be put in place during the ceremony but construction will continue through the summer on what the district calls the D building

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Seattle Seahawks Will Be Seen in Five Primetime Games in 2015

HEY 12s! The Seattle Seahawks have announced the full 2015 Football Schedule!

The Seahawks schedule will be featured in a franchise-record five primetime games!

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Friday Aug. 14 Denver Broncos 7:00 p.m.
Friday Aug. 21 at Kansas City Chiefs 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Aug. 29 at San Diego Ch

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Free Concert by Yakima Valley Community Band

The Yakima Valley Community band is performing another FREE concert on Monday, April 27th at 7:30 PM in the West Valley High School auditorium. They will be performing a mixture of contemporary and new music that will appeal to all ages

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Heroic Man with Muscular Dystrophy Defies Odds to Finish Boston Marathon in 20 Hours

When people talk about the triumph of the human spirit, this is exactly what they mean.

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Officer Saved Life Of Man Shot In Fatal Pasco Shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Pasco in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away from his burning rental home just weeks earlier

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Makah Tribe Wants To Resume Whale Hunting In State

SEATTLE (AP) — Two public meetings will be held in late April about the Makah Tribe's request to resume hunting gray whales off Washington's coast.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will hold the meetings in Seattle on April 27 and in Port Angeles on April 29

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Prosecutor Rules Deputy Was Justified In Shooting

YAKIMA, WA - The Yakima County Prosecutor has made a ruling about a fatal officer involved shooting last November.  The Prosecutor says Yakima County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Steadman was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed Anthony La Violette

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